Africa Investments 

African Development Bank Appoints Jessica Kitakule-Mukungu as Acting Director, Talent, Performance Management and Staff Development Department

The African Development Bank has appointed Jessica Kitakule-Mukungu as Acting Director of the Talent, Performance Management and Staff Development Department. Mrs. Kitakule-Mukungu, a British national, has over 20 years of international experience with various international organizations. She is currently Manager for the Human Resources Operations Division, where she leads the human resources administration, staff benefits management, payroll, client services and human… Read More
Africa Investments 

African Development Bank appoints Acting Director of Human Resources

The African Development Bank Group has appointed Mr. Ifechukwude Emmanuel Ezinwa as Acting Director of the Human Resources Operations, Recruitment and Client Services Department, with effect from 1st July 2022. Mr. Ezinwa, a Nigerian national, is currently Manager of the Human Resources, Client Relations and Staff Engagement Division. He is a seasoned people management professional, with a diverse range of… Read More
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African Development Bank Group president to speak at 7th Africa Ireland Economic Forum

Who:           Dr Akinwumi Adesina What:          7th Africa Ireland Economic Forum Where:        Dublin, Ireland When:         30 June 2022 African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina will join Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, and others, in Dublin, Ireland, for the 7th Africa Ireland Economic Forum on the 30th of June 2022. The conference is a key element… Read More
Africa Investments 

Rwanda, African Development Bank launch industrial policy project, targeting 200,000 jobs per year

The Government of Rwanda, in partnership with the African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance, has launched a two-year project to boost industrial capacity in the country. The Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy in Rwanda Project (EQuIP) is worth $550,000. It will build the capacity of staff under the Ministry of Trade and Industry and its agencies,… Read More
Africa Investments 

Knowledge Sharing Webinar Series on Green Minerals and Energy Transition

What:          Leveraging Africa’s green minerals for the energy transition: The role of regional integration and the AfCFTA        Who:            The African Development Bank When:          Monday, 11 July 2022; 10:00 GMT Where:         Virtual via Zoom – REGISTRATION The African Development Bank will host a webinar on green minerals and the energy transition on 11 July 2022 under the theme: Leveraging Africa’s green… Read More
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Webinar on the implications for Africa of the findings of the IPCC 6th Assessment reports

What:  Webinar on the implications of the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports for Africa during London Climate Action Week Who:  The Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program When: 29 June 2022, 12:00 -14:00 (BST) Where: Virtual; click here to register. The Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program – a joint initiative of the African Development Bank and the Global… Read More
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Finance in Common Summit 2022

What:         Finance in Common Summit 2022 Who:          African Development Bank Group, European Investment Bank      When:        19-20 Octorber 2022 Where:       Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – Pre-register here The third edition of the Finance in Common (FiCS) Summit will be co-organised by the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank from19 -20 October 2022, in Abidjan, Côte… Read More
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Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day: the African Development Bank’s YouthADAPT Challenge is accelerating climate adaptation and food…

In observation of UN Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day, today 27 June, we highlight small businesses that are receiving African Development Bank support as they navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity and the climate crisis. MSMEs are among the hardest hit by these multiple shocks yet play a key role in building Africa’s resilience. During… Read More
Africa Investments 

ECOWAS: African Development Fund approves $2 million technical grant to boost electricity reforms

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund on 24 June approved a technical assistance grant of $2 million to fund research that will contribute to electricity reforms in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The grant from the African Development Fund — the concessional window of the African Development Bank Group — will go to the… Read More
Africa Investments 

African Development Bank, Tanzania sign $125.2 million loan agreement to address water shortages in Dodoma region

The African Development Bank and the Tanzanian government have signed a $125.2 million loan agreement for a project that will help address water shortages in three districts in the country’s Dodoma region. The Dodoma Resilient and Sustainable Water Development and Sanitation Program (Phase I) will benefit more than two million residents in the Bahi, Chemba and Chamwino districts, which have… Read More